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Full text of "The Cambridge Natural History"

CHAPTER XI

UNGULATA   (continued)----ARTIGDAGTYLA.   (EVEN-TOED

UNGULATES)—SIKBNIA

SUB-ORDER 10.    AETIODACTYLA.

THE   Artiodactyle  or "Even-toed" Ungulates   are  to  be  dis-

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FIG. 138,—Bones of the Mamis—A, of Pig (JSus scr&fa). x |. B, of Bed Beer (Oermts
elaphus), x J. C, of Camel {Gamdus baclrtanus). x |. c» Cimeiform ; /» lunar ;
m, niagnum; m2, w5, second and fifth raetacarpals; R, radius; «, scaphoid ; tdt
trapezoid ; U, nnciform,; V, ulna; //- F, second to fifth fingers. (From Flower's
Osteology.}
tingnished from  the Perissodactyla, and from other Ungulate
groups, by a number of trenchant characters.    The most salient